From the blog Shutdown Corner: Adrian Peterson, running back, Minnesota Vikings: Needing a win to get into the playoffs, the Vikings needed a big performance from Peterson. Their best player would deliver, carrying the ball

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson came up 9 yards short of the best single-season rushing total in NFL history on Sunday. But his 199-yard effort on a career-high 34 carries in Minnesota's wild 37-34 home victory over the Green Bay Packers

From the blog Shutdown Corner: Adrian Peterson, running back, Minnesota Vikings: Needing a win to get into the playoffs, the Vikings needed a big performance from Peterson. Their best player would deliver, carrying the ball

From the blog Shutdown Corner: At some point Adrian Peterson might lament that he came nine yards away from breaking Eric Dickerson's record, an excruciatingly close call for one of the NFL's greatest marks. It didn't matter

From the blog Shutdown Corner: Adrian Peterson, running back, Minnesota Vikings: Needing a win to get into the playoffs, the Vikings needed a big performance from Peterson. Their best player would deliver, carrying the ball